Book 2015
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Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates


ISBN: 978-3-319-13754-4 (Print) 978-3-319-13755-1 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Introduction: History and Future of Ranaviruses

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-57

    Distribution and Host Range of Ranaviruses

  4. Chapter

    Pages 59-70

    Ranavirus Taxonomy and Phylogeny

  5. Chapter

    Pages 71-104

    Ranavirus Ecology and Evolution: From Epidemiology to Extinction

  6. Chapter

    Pages 105-139

    Ranavirus Replication: Molecular, Cellular, and Immunological Events

  7. Chapter

    Pages 141-170

    Ranavirus Host Immunity and Immune Evasion

  8. Chapter

    Pages 171-208

    Comparative Pathology of Ranaviruses and Diagnostic Techniques

  9. Chapter

    Pages 209-240

    Design and Analysis of Ranavirus Studies: Surveillance and Assessing Risk

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 241-246